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Power and Elegance Based on Mercedes E500 by Vath

Vath has been tuning Mercedes –Benz vehicles for quite some time now, so we kind of expect them to create a new one based on the popular E500. Dubbed as the V50S, it’s all beefed up as it has customer air intake and ECU that brings the power up to 520HP and torque of 810Nm. It sprints at 0 to 5 mph in just 4.5 seconds. Another amazing change here is its braking system, which comes with 390mm rotors and 6-piston front axle. The exterior, on the other hand, has carbon fiber body kit which has a rear diffuser, a trunk mounted spoiler, a revised grill and a front spoiler…. Continue Reading »

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Railway Operator in a French State Chose Setra

The railway company SNCF launched a new business model by using touring coaches that are comfortable. Twenty six new vehicles of the ComfortClass 400 S 416 GT-HD model will link Brussels, Paris, Amsterdam and London and all these 26 are Setra buses. “The Setra coaches will allow us to offer our customers an extremely pleasant way of travelling, with safety as our top priority, ” said Barbara Dalibard, member of the SNCF Executive Board. With its fuel-efficiency, Setra is the best bus that a business can use. Comfort and style of the vehicle is great too, thus their clients and tourists will be satisfied. Here’s the full press release from… Continue Reading »

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Office-K’s Version of the Mercedes R231 SL

With just a few months after its launch, tuners from all over the world are shifting their interest on the Mercedes R231 SL, the latest one being the Japanese tuner Office-K. Although the changes are very subtle, the company made very nice alterations on what seems to be the SL350 or SL500. Reports also say that they are doing a LHD version of the vehicle. A God Hand front lip spoiler is the most obvious update, plus the Carlsson 20-inch wheels, lowered suspension and tinted taillights made the car look more muscular. The newest SL version is a beauty in itself, so even with just some minor updates it already… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Spoke About the Poor Crash Rating of the new Mercedes C-Class

A new frontal crash test was developed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and most luxury cars; including Mercedes-Benz did not get a good grade. According to CBS News, the test is designed to simulate what happened in a collision with a car, a pole or tree. At 40 miles per hour and at 25% of car’s front end, the cars are bumped into a barrier. In this test, only 3 out of 11 cars got a good grade while Mercedes earned poor score. Mercedes-Benz head of Accident Research, Dirk Ockel, spoke to Spiegel about the issue and he said, “The test does not correspond to the real accident,… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes CLA 45 AMG Update | Video of Testing in Nurburgring

The other day, we told you some information on the Mercedes CLA 45 AMG. We also showed spy photos to perk up your interest on Mercedes AMG’s new offer. As mentioned in my earlier post, the A45 AMG is a new breed of car because it is a hatchback that AMG developed, which is quite ironic yet interesting. An AMG that runs on 2.0L turbo engine, it is a bit slower than the usual models that the supercar manufacturer is making. The engine is also four cylinders which is highly unusual for the brand that uses eight or twelve normally. However, it cannot be denied that this is a will… Continue Reading »

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Vossen Shows Photo Gallery and Video of the Mercedes C-Class Coupe Duo

Can you imagine the time when you can afford two Mercedes-Benz vehicles? Maybe you and your spouse can race or do road trips while making others envious of your cars. This is the image that your mind will create when you see this photo gallery and video released by Vossen to show off their new project based on the Mercedes C-Class Coupe. In the photos you can marvel at a silver and black coupe with their new Vossen shoes that used the Matte Silver Machined finish which they call the Vossen VVS-CV2. Meanwhile, the video will show you how the duo plays around. The back has a size of 20×10… Continue Reading »

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Public Service: Recall of the G-Class and M-Class W166’s Weather Floor Mats

Recalls were announced by Mercedes-Benz, the first one is for the all-weather floor mats of the M-Class W166. As their press release said, it is necessary to recall the mats since it comes in contact with the gas pedal and it could cause it to jam. This affects the all-weather floor mats that were produced from July 2011- July 2012, in which 8700 units were sold in the United States and 2800 were sold in Germany. Don’t worry, as there were no reported accidents yet. Meanwhile, 300 units G-Class in China and Germany that were rolled from September 2010 to April 2011 were also affected by a recall because of… Continue Reading »

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